The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.02% 2.96% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.07% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 10
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,100 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 553 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.75% 96.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 540 464 316
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 17 (40.48%) C++
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (38.10%) CSS
5 16 (38.10%) Degree
6 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (28.57%) Java
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (28.57%) jQuery
9 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
9 11 (26.19%) Python
9 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.43%) PHP
10 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
10 9 (21.43%) Oracle
10 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 8 (19.05%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 7 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) Scrum
13 6 (14.29%) VB
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.29%) GIS
13 6 (14.29%) WPF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Xcode
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Mockito
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) CSS
3 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 12 (28.57%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) XML
6 7 (16.67%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) WPF
8 4 (9.52%) Java EE
8 4 (9.52%) COM
8 4 (9.52%) SOAP
8 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.14%) Symfony
9 3 (7.14%) HTML5
10 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (4.76%) WCF
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) GIS
3 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.14%) Social Network
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) SEO
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Content Management
8 2 (4.76%) Android Development
8 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.76%) OOP
8 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
9 1 (2.38%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.38%) Release Management
9 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) C++
4 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 12 (28.57%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Python
7 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 9 (21.43%) PHP
8 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (14.29%) VB
10 4 (9.52%) Ruby
11 3 (7.14%) Perl
12 2 (4.76%) C
12 2 (4.76%) VC++
12 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
13 1 (2.38%) XAML
13 1 (2.38%) Erlang
13 1 (2.38%) Groovy
13 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) HND
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Facebook
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 2 (4.76%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Coverity
5 1 (2.38%) Wind River
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Box Uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago